“Every graduation ceremony is special to the college, as we celebrate the success of each student. It is important that we truly celebrate what our graduates have achieved – they have overcome a series of unusual circumstances over the last several months,” said Hinds President Dr. Stephen Vacik.
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“Hinds has been absolutely incredible to my journey, more than I could have ever imagined. I had been home-schooled and came to Hinds five years after I had finished high school. I was unsure how I would do, but I was able to thrive here because of the instructors and small class sizes.”
A lot of praying, studying and a few cries every now and then. But it’s a great program with great people who teach you a lot. You learn a lot about yourself during the process.”
The festival is held each spring to encourage and support the pursuit of literary arts among Rankin County high school students and foster their interest in higher education.
“The night was so surreal. It was confirmation of all my hard work and I could not have done it without the help of my instructor and my WHUC News 7 team. It was just a blessing to see our hard work prevail.”
Held each spring, the event gives prospective students a chance to find out about all programs of study available at the Vicksburg-Warren Campus. They also got information on admissions, financial aid, registration and more from faculty and staff during the come-and-go event, which also included free snacks and activities.
Guests heard from faculty and staff on the merits of attending Hinds and the Jackson Campus in particular, then toured programs of study and services on campus amid free hot dogs, snacks and activities.
“The academy is the focal point of a partnership between Hinds and several private and public entities with an interest in the maritime industry.”
“Hinds Community College Utica Campus has been awarded a share of federal humanities funds to help finance programs to highlight the campus’ contribution to Southern Black Education. “
“Coming back to school has been a form of therapy in itself for Johnson as she balances her current career and a potential new one.”